Levant Mine. Front Line
‘Courage does not count here’
1st July 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme. On the first day alone there were 58,000 British casualties. This piece of immersive theatre honours this history. As part of the First World War Centenary commemoration and the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site’s Tinth anniversary programme, a remarkable event will take place near the cliff tops at Levant Mine in Cornwall. Produced by Collective Arts Ltd, The Trench is a cultural event that explores the contribution made by Cornish miners serving on the Front Line during the First World War.
This will be a completely different audience experience. You will join a Cornish regiment, get issued with kit, rations, an identity, survive in the trench for 50 minutes, go over the top and into No Man’s Land. Afterwards you can retreat to the mess tent, where you will discover the real-life fate of your character in an exhibition curated by the National Trust.
Tickets Cornish Riviera Box Office – early booking advised. Tickets go on sale 15th February 2016. Not suitable for under 12’s or the faint hearted